Evangelical leader urges followers to vote for Christians – not Mormons

Rev. Robert Jeffress, a prominent evangelical pastor, today endorsed Rick Perry and said that his fellow Christians should vote for Perry over Mitt Romney because Romney is a Mormon. Jeffress described Mormonism as “not Christian” and “a cult.”

The Values Voter Summit, a gathering of conservatives and evangelicals banding together for political purposes, began today, and no one has made more noise than Jeffress – except perhaps Mitt Romney’s deafening silence in the face of repeated attacks on his religion. Jeffress introduced Rick Perry and said …

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Rick Perry and the New Apostolic Reformation

Various media outlets throughout America and elsewhere have reported what many have long expected:  Texas Governor Rick Perry has entered the 2012 race to be the Republican nominee for President of the United States.  Already, there are polls and analyses cropping up that indicate that Gov. Perry has the chops to truly shake up the political field on the right.

This is particularly worrying considering his ties to the New Apostolic Reformation (NAR) movement.  On Wednesday August 10th, Rachel Maddow on MSNBC gave a succinct description …

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Working, not Fasting

My response to the conservative Christian day of prayer and fasting – Rick Perry’s “The Response” rally – will be to spend Saturday working and eating, because I think that the problems Perry and company want to turn over to their god for supernatural solutions are better addressed by human action.

There have been a number of prayer rallies around the nation named “The Call,” and now Rick Perry has put together “The Response,” all of which say they are modeled on an ancient example of …

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